Director Water EMEA

NSF International

Zaventem, Belgium 🇧🇪

At NSF International, our mission is to protect and improve human health. We’re a global leader in standards development, testing, auditing, certification and training. We provide these services for a diverse set of industries including food, water, health sciences, sustainability and management systems. We’re passionate about the work we do, because together, we have a broad impact on our world. Our nearly 3,000 employees provide services in over 170 countries through our many global offices, at our client sites, from home offices and in state-of-the-art laboratories. We’re growing fast, and that’s where you come in. Come join our team.    


In order to ensure further growth of Water Business department, we are currently looking for a Managing Director Water for the EMEA region. 

Key Job Responsibilities :

Build strong customer relationships, understand customer needs and deliver customer-centric solutions aligned with the mission and goals

Managing P&L including allocating resources and managing expenses to achieve or exceed revenue and profit targets

Build and lead teams, including selecting and developing talent, building trust, coaching team members and managing performance resulting in high performing teams, leading and developing other leaders  

Identify market trends, acquisition targets and innovative services, work with key clients and client care strategy. 

Input into the Divisional strategic plan for water to ensure it meets local requirements.

Implement and execute global NSF programmes successfully in EMEA according to an agreed schedule.

Develop local NSF programmes in line with the global strategy and mission, but that meet the specific needs of EMEA customers. 

Develop and deliver organizational messages using various communication modes for transparency and clarity of messages with teams in a consistent and timely manner


High proficiency in spoken and written English

Must actively model all NSF core values and possess high ethical standards

Proven leadership skills to create a high performing team

Demonstrated business acumen, including ability to build relationships, interpret financial indicators, adopt innovative ideas and apply knowledge of the business to advance organizations goals. Experience developing and implementing strategy.

Collaborative with a global mindset, engages with stakeholders across programs and geographies to achieve business results 

Demonstrated effective experience leading a regional program or operation 


If working in an environment that promotes creativity, thought leadership, close collaboration and importantly mitigates risk to human health, then NSF can offer you the chance to make a difference. With its commitment to diversity and gender equality, let NSF help you to build your career aspirations in a multi-cultural setting where everyone’s voice is heard.

At NSF International you will experience a flat hierarchy and highly cooperative management style and personnel work in an open, appreciative and family oriented company culture.

Apply now! Reach out to us by sending your CV and motivation letter in English. Looking forward to talking to you soon!

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Job: Business Development 

Primary Location: BE-BE-Zaventem 

Other Locations: GB-GB-Oxford 

Schedule: Full-time